Posts Tagged ‘Japan’


Nuclear Melts Down, Renewables Explode

Posted on August 26th, 2011 by

There has been a lot of talk about Nuclear energy since the near meltdown after the devastating tsunami in Japan earlier this year. So, we[...]

Why Fusion Energy Could Enhance Future Energy Independence

Posted on August 11th, 2011 by

Stewart Prager, Director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab, discusses the importance of researching the capabilities of fusion energy and what the U.S. needs to do to keep pace with other countries efforts.

New Linde & Sapphire Energy Algae-To-Fuel Partnership Official

Posted on May 23rd, 2011 by

A new Linde & Sapphire Energy algae-to-fuel partnership official, Iveco showcases the Trakker bi-fuel ethanol-diesel vehicle in Brazil and Hitachi becomes project leader of US-Japan energy research collaboration.
Obama EPA photo

G-20 Countries Increase Energy Investments

Posted on March 30th, 2011 by

Global investments in clean energy increased by roughly 30% in 2010. Also, funding is finalized for a Minnesota wind farm and how the nuclear reactor crisis in Japan is affecting the East coast.
Nuclear Reactor

How Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Might Impact The U.S.

Posted on March 24th, 2011 by

Dr. Michael Webber, of the University of Texas at Austin, discusses the implications that Japan's current nuclear crisis might have on the growth of the American nuclear industry.
Obama in Brazil
Japan 2011 Tsunami

Global Crisis Has Deep Impact for Energy Sector

Posted on March 17th, 2011 by

Global unrest in the Middle East and Japanese crisis impacting the energy sector. Also, study shows consumers want to monitor their energy consumption daily and the EPA proposes new pollution standards for coal plants.

New Research for Harvesting Car Exhaust

Posted on November 29th, 2010 by

Scientists are studying ways to harvest car exhaust and turn it into electricity to reduce fuel consumption. Also, Japanese researchers are developing a plan to use desert sand from the Sahara to enhance solar energy harvesting.

Explosion At Connecticut Power Plant Kills 5, Injures 12, DER 02/08/10

Posted on February 8th, 2010 by

The Daily Energy Report for Monday February 8, 2010 discusses a deadly explosion at the Kleen Power Plant near Hartford, Connecticut, Calpine Corp. gets approval[...]